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A novel diagnostic and prognostic classification for the clinical management of endodontically treated single anterior teeth.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23057060     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The restoration of endodontically treated anterior teeth (ETAT) may pose a significant clinical challenge given the wide variety of therapeutic options available. Accurate analysis of the remaining tooth structure is critical in the diagnostic process, leading to selection of the proper treatment option. A novel, simple, and precise classification that allows the evaluation of ETAT is presented. Important factors related to the crown or abutment such as height, wall thickness, and circumferential integrity and root-related factors such as diameter of the canal, depth of the preparation, and canal shape are discussed. This classification may serve to establish a comprehensive diagnosis and assign prognosis to ETAT, which may be helpful for interclinician communication and standardized comparisons in clinical research.
Authors:
Rafael Murgueitio; Gustavo Avila-Ortiz
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The International journal of periodontics & restorative dentistry     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0198-7569     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200894     Medline TA:  Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  713-20     Citation Subset:  D    
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